Edmonia Lewis, The Old Arrow Maker


Edmonia Lewis, The Old Arrow Maker, modeled 1866, carved c. 1872, marble, 50.8 x 35.6 x 35.6 cm (Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art)


Additional resources

Who Was Edmonia ‘Wildfire’ Lewis? on ArtUK

This work at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Kirsten Pai Buick, Children of the Fire: Mary Edmonia Lewis and the Problem of Art History’s Black and Indian Subject (Durham & London: Duke University Press, 2010).

Cite this page as: Dr. Mindy Besaw, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and Dr. Beth Harris, "Edmonia Lewis, The Old Arrow Maker," in Smarthistory, October 25, 2022, accessed February 23, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/edmonia-lewis-the-old-arrow-maker/.